Family Programs

Momotaro (Peach Boy)



Japan Society presents the classic tale of Momotaro (Peach Boy), Japan’s popular folklore hero! Follow Momotaro in his quest to Oni Island to defeat the wicked Ogres terrorizing his village! For children of all ages. Part of the Kamishibai Mini Library series.


Highlighted Words & Phrases

Word/Phrase   Hiragana  
Monkey   さる (saru)  
Pheasant   きじ (kiji)  
Dog   いぬ (inu)  
Millet Dumpling   きびだんご (kibidango)  
Ogre Island   おにがしま (onigashima)  


Many thanks to Kamishibai for Kids for the use of the text from their Momotaro kamishibai.

Images by Ben Warren
Narrated by Hiroko Bell
 

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